After nearly two years of campaigning by more than 526,000 of you
across the planet, VW has turned away from the Dark Side and committed
to make cleaner and more efficient cars.
That means VW will also meet strong EU CO2 reduction targets.
is big, because using less oil means less pollution, less impact on the
climate and less pressure on vulnerable places like the Arctic.
victory couldn't have happened without you. VW is Europe’s biggest car
company and back in June 2011 when we started this campaign, it
preferred to remove our videos from Youtube rather than talk about the
efficiency of its cars or how it was lobbying against strong EU climate
VW has now publicly agreed to live up to its promises to be the world’s
greenest car company, setting an example for the rest of the industry.
It proves just how powerful we really are when we work together. So thanks to everyone who took action to help the climate. See how the road to victory unfolded.
we’ve got to get politicians to take a stand against CO2 emissions and
force carmakers to produce greener cars that will be kinder to the
climate and reduce our dependence on oil.
In two weeks, European politicians will vote on car regulations that could cut car emissions in half by 2025.
We can do it if we come together once again - better, faster, stronger.